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Making Crime Pay and Pay and Pay…

In Texas, paying for cops, courts and prosecutors with fees from defendants has become more and more popular. But what happens when the drive to do justice on the cheap collides with a rogue prosecutor?

In Texas, funding courts with defendants' fees has become commonplace. But what happens when this system collides with a rogue prosecutor?...Read More

Texas Supreme Court candidate Rick Green, who was once arrested for punching a Texas House member. He's hoping to take Place 5 incumbent Justice Paul Green's seat on the court. by

Green on Green

A Texas Supreme Court candidate with a checkered past may be betting on confusion at the polls.

Rick Green, a lawyer and former diet pill lobbyist has his sights on a Supreme Court seat — one that belongs to an incumbent judge who shares his surname....Read More